ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
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(White House: Jake Tapper) The "fast and furious" government scandal involving the DEA's gunwalking operation in Mexico examined; details given of the reaction to President Obama's use of executive privilege, how the government lost track of guns allowed into Mexico and talk of a coverup by the Justice Department and Attorney General Eric Holder, who has refused to turn over documents. [Representative Ann Marie BUERKLE- criticizes the lack of transparency.] [At hearings, February 2, Representative Dan BURTON, HOLDER - comment on the issue.] The next step in this duel between the administration and Congress with contempt of charges against Holder discussed.
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